Sammy Abdullah, Co-manager at DAN Fund, a Dallas venture capital firm, recently penned a post on LinkedIn entitled "Why you shouldn't join an accelerator." Sammy's concern is that the value-add for those with no start-up expertise in need of guidance and mentor-ship has been diminished by...

Walking into the doctors office can, at times, feel like being quizzed on your vital signs, or personal history, or in the case of rehab, your personal habits. It can feel like your doctor, nurse, and technician are not listening to you… or, better yet,...

What do you think of when you hear about Dallas? Triple-digit summer heat? Petroleum? A (currently lackluster) football team? What if I told you that the Dallas mobile development scene has produced world-class games and applications? Larger companies like Game Circus and Bottle Rocket have...

Among the various presentations that took place during Dallas Startup Week, the Secrets of Health System Innovation panel offered information from a range of contributing speakers of diverse medical backgrounds. The list of panelists included Shawn Lovelady, Sr., director of strategic development at Children’s Health; Dr. Trisha...

Dallas' Health Wildcatters, recently ranked by MIT as the leading healthcare-focused accelerator in the Southwest region, is now accepting applicants for its fourth accelerator class. Health Wildcatters said it's accepting applicants from now until June 15 to join its accelerator program, which educates startups before pairing...

Health Wildcatters is doing a weekly video series highlighting the experience of their health startup accelerator program. We’ll be syndicating those stories and videos here on Launch DFW but if you want to see them first, be sure to check out Health Wildcatters’ blog for the exclusive premieres.  We're...

Health Wildcatters is doing a weekly video series highlighting the experience of their health startup accelerator program. We'll be syndicating those stories and videos here on Launch DFW but if you want to see them first, be sure to check out Health Wildcatters' blog for the exclusive premieres. Episode 3:...

Cariloop announced this week that it has successfully launched an upgraded version of its web platform in Texas designed to help consumers navigate the very complex healthcare system for their older loved ones. This software upgrade introduces several new features and services that will add...

Considering that Dallas calls four major national healthcare systems home and was ranked as the #1 state to do business by CEO magazine*, it’s no surprise that it’s also home to a successful health accelerator. Health Wildcatters is a mentorship-driven health seed accelerator that launched in...

Health Wildcatters Alum, INRFOOD, was named one of the 10 Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship I.T. and Web companies at the 12th annual I.T. and Web Venture Forum in Houston last week. Information Technology and Web companies showcased their ideas at the "largest venture capital conference...

We're thrilled to hear that Hubert Zajicek, Executive Director for Health Wildcatters, was selected as D CEO's Achievement in Healthcare Innovation Award recipient. "D CEO’s new Excellence in Healthcare Awards—produced in partnership with our online news site, D Healthcare Daily—honor industry executives, practitioners, innovators, researchers, and others who...

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - August 26, 2013) -   Health Wildcatters, the Southwest's first healthcare seed accelerator announced the twelve companies chosen for the inaugural Dallas accelerator program today. "It is exciting to work with businesses that can have such a meaningful impact on healthcare in the very near...

Seed accelerator program for health industry prepares for the inaugural fall season. Stemming from the success of Tech Wildcatters, expectations are high for the initial Health Wildcatters class to graduate this November. Twelve to fifteen different health-related start ups will receive up to $35,000 in seed investments...